Operational Manager - National Biofilms Innovation Centre

University of Southampton
May 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:£34,314 to £41,931
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Contract Type:Fixed Term to 30/11/
Working Time:Full time
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Operational Manager - National Biofilms Innovation Centre Biological Sciences Enterprise

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £34,314 to £41,931 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term to 30/11/2024 Closing Date: Friday 26 May 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2288123BJ

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Manager at the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC). As a critical member of the NBIC Operational Team, you will provide effective operational management to NBIC. You will ensure that processes are developed and delivered to further the knowledge exchange and impact of our research outputs and support the delivery of NBIC's Vision.

Support the Chief Executive Officer and NBIC Operational Team, in:

  • developing and implementing processes that support all of NBIC's operational activities.
  • ensuring outgoing funding calls are effectively managed.
  • delivering the NBIC membership scheme and UK Biofilms Foundation.
  • ensuring that NBIC's Data Management and IP Management plan are implemented effectively.
  • You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively. You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a positive approach to managing a busy and complex workload. Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills are required, as is commitment to identifying and measuring the positive impact and success of NBIC activities both internally and externally.

    You ideally would have knowledge of quality systems, data and Intellectual Property management. You will have proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders from both academia and industrial sectors, and be able to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing.

    In response to the impact of biofilms on the worldwide economy, UKRI has funded NBIC, which is an Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC). NBIC's aim is to connect scientists specialising in biofilms across the UK, and to provide a mechanism for industrial partners to explore their unmet needs with our researchers.

    The University of Southampton is the home to NBIC's main office. The University of Southampton one of the UK's leading research universities. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the university and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

    We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation. A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.

    Application Procedure

    The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected]. Quote the advert reference 2288123BJ on all correspondence.

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  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

    Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated on the job.


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